Privacy Policy

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Your privacy is essential to us. At Vermont Public Health Institute, we have a few principles that we follow:

  • We don’t ask you for personal information unless we actually need it.
  • We don’t share your personal information with anyone except to comply with the law, develop our website, or protect our rights.
  • We don’t store personal information on our servers unless required for the ongoing operation of our site.

Website Visitors

Like most website operators, Vermont Public Health Institute collects non-personally identifying information that web browsers and servers typically make accessible. This may include: browser used, prefered language, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. Vermont Public Health Institute’s purpose in collecting non-personal identifying information is to understand better how Vermont Public Health Institute’s visitors use its website.

Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information

For those who communicate with us via our contact form or wish to receive Vermont Public Health Institute updates via email, we collect their emails. In each case, Vermont Public Health Institute collects such information only as appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor’s interaction with Vermont Public Health Institute.


A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. Vermont Public Health Institute uses cookies to help Vermont Public Health Institute identify and track visitors, their usage of the Vermont Public Health Institute website, and their website access preferences. Vermont Public Health Institute visitors recommends visitors who wish not to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers presferences to refuse cookies before using Vermont Public Health Institute’s websites, with the drawback that certain features of Vermont Public Health Institute’s websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

Privacy Policy Changes

Although most changes are likely minor, Vermont Public Health Institute may change its Privacy Policy occasionally and at Vermont Public Health Institute’s sole discretion. Vermont Public Health Institute encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any Privacy Policy changes. Your continued use of this site after any Privacy Policy changes will constitute your acceptance of the such change.